Michael Nash

Director of Office of Child Protection LA County

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Retired long-time presiding judge of the Juvenile Court in LA

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As the deadline looms for California lawmakers to finalize the state budget, foster care advocates are pushing to increase funding for dependency counsel.

Foster Care: Underfunded?

As the deadline looms for California lawmakers to finalize the state budget, foster care advocates are pushing to increase funding for dependency counsel.

from Olney in L.A.

Congress has ordered the states to improve their oversight of antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs being given to kids when they're in foster care or the justice system.

Are Psychiatric Meds Over-Prescribed to LA Foster Kids?

Congress has ordered the states to improve their oversight of antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs being given to kids when they're in foster care or the justice system.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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